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Canadian Health Law and Policy 4th Edition

$140.00
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433465249
2011-01-31

Description

Much more than just the study of laws relevant to the area of medicine, Canadian Health Law and Policy draws together all the legal and policy issues that are relevant to human health, and sheds new light on emerging and continuing trends. Written by some of Canada's leading health law scholars, this text provides expert commentary and analysis on a range of emerging health law related issues, providing readers with an ideal foundation for the study of this dynamic and growing area.


What You Need to Know about Emerging and Hot Topics
What are the rules of informed consent in Canada?
How is research involving humans governed?
What legal issues impact obesity, infectious diseases, and addictions?

Much more than just the study of laws relevant to the area of medicine, Canadian Health Law and Policy, 4th Edition draws together the legal and policy issues that are relevant to human health, and sheds new light on emerging and continuing trends. Continuing to offer the most comprehensive and current analysis of this fast-changing field, from some of the strongest academic voices within health law, this unique work serves as a resource for anyone seeking an understanding of the developing and critical issues in health law and policy.


What's New in this Edition?

A Cutting-Edge Survey For



Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction – Colleen M. Flood, Timothy Caulfield, and Jocelyn Downie
Chapter 1: Medicare and the Law: Contours of an Evolving Relationship – William Lahey
Chapter 2: Regulation of Health Care Professionals – Tracey Epps
Chapter 3: Medical Negligence – Bernard Dickens
Chapter 4: Informed Consent – Patricia Peppin
Chapter 5: Civil Liability of Physicians under Quebec Law – Robert Kouri and Suzanne Philips-Nootens
Chapter 6: Health Information: Confidentiality and Access – Elaine Gibson
Chapter 7: Regulating Reproduction – Erin Nelson
Chapter 8: Mental Health Law in Canada – Peter J. Carver
Chapter 9: Death, Dying and Decision-making about End of Life Care – Joan M. Gilmour
Chapter 10: The Regulation of Human Biomedical Research in Canada – Michael Hadskis
Chapter 11: Emerging Health Technologies – Ian Kerr, Jennifer Chandler, and Timothy Caulfield
Chapter 12: Public Health – Barbara von Tigerstrom
Chapter 13: Indigenous Peoples and Health Law and Policy: Responsibilities and Obligations – Constance MacIntosh
Chapter 14: Charter Challenges – Nola M. Ries
Author/Contributor

Editors: Jocelyn Downie B.A., M.A., M.Litt., LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D., F.C.A.H.S., F.R.S.C., Timothy Caulfield, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., F.C.A.H.S., F.R.S.C. & Colleen M. Flood, B.A., LL.B. (Hons), LL.M., S.J.D.


Jocelyn Downie, B.A., M.A., M.Litt., LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D., F.C.A.H.S., F.R.S.C., is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, and a Professor in the Schulich School of Law and the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University. Dr. Downie is a frequent speaker and a prolific writer on a variety of health-related topics and has been involved in the development of health law curriculum for a variety of health professions.


Timothy Caulfield, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., F.C.A.H.S., F.R.S.C., is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy. He is also a Professor at the Faculty of Law and School of Public Health, Senior Health Scholar with the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, and Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. He has published well over 125 academic articles and book chapters and often writes for the popular press.


Colleen M. Flood, B.A., LL.B. (Hons), LL.M., S.J.D., is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy and was Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute for Health Services and Policy Research 2006-2010. She is also Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto and cross-appointed to the School of Public Policy and the Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto. She is the author/editor of six books.



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